Do You Know What Solomangarephobia Is?

July 13, 2016 0 Comments

I’ll admit that I’m bizarrely nervous about eating alone in a restaurant. I don’t mind eating alone at home in private, just not in a public restaurant/food court setting. I attribute this to my long-held belief that only sad, friendless, lonely people eat by themselves at restaurants. However, I half admire and half loathe happy …

In a field of roses, be the wildflower

July 11, 2016 0 Comments

‘The mind I love must have wild places, a tangled orchard where dark damsons drop in the heavy grass, an overgrown little wood, the chance of a snake or two, a pool that nobody’s fathomed the depth of, and paths threaded with flowers planted by the mind.’ I love this quote from ‘The Garden Party’, …

Morning Anxiety Vs Morning Rituals

July 7, 2016 0 Comments

Do you have a morning ritual? For years my mum started her day the exact same way. At 4:30am she’d wake, walk to the kitchen and put boiling water into the filter coffee maker and put lentils into the pressure cooker. While the coffee decoction percolated, she was ready, out of the shower and saying …